Supreme Court Allows Trump to Enforce Rule Barring Green Cards for Migrants Using Social Services

The Supreme Court Monday allowed the Trump administration to enforce a new rule that will deny green cards to foreign nationals who use taxpayer-funded social services, lifting lower court injunctions that blocked the change. The 5-4 vote followed familiar ideological lines, with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan in dissent. […]

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Under Bolton Shadow, 6 Big Moments From Day 6 of Trump Impeachment Trial

President Donald Trump’s lawyers hit the Senate floor Monday for the second day of defense arguments in his impeachment trial, amid what Democrats called a bombshell from a forthcoming book by the president’s former national security adviser, John Bolton.  The Bolton book wasn’t a direct topic during the arguments. But the president’s lawyers addressed the […]

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A California Pastor on Engaging Community, Culture, and Political Discord

The “Bethel effect” is a term used to describe the community impact of Bethel Church in Redding, California. The congregation has gained national and international attention for its hands-on approach to serving the city. Pastor Kris Vallotton joins The Daily Signal Podcast today to explain how and why Bethel Church has chosen to love its […]

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We Hear You: From Misery in San Francisco to Impeachment in Senate

Editor’s note: This week’s dip into the mailbag isn’t impeachment free, but does show that much more is on the minds of The Daily Signal’s audience. You too can write us at [email protected] Dear Daily Signal: Thank you for Katrina Trinko’s well-written, objective article about conditions in San Francisco, which is very rare these days […]

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Why These Americans Marched for Life

The Daily Signal caught up with just a few of the tens of thousands of people who came to Washington, D.C., for the 47th annual March For Life. We talked to them about why they came to the nation’s capital to participate, and their pro-life views. Here is what they had to say. Source material […]

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5 Big Points by Trump’s Lawyers as Defense Opens in Impeachment Trial

President Donald Trump’s lawyers took the Senate floor Saturday morning to open their defense in his impeachment trial, wrapping up their initial arguments within two hours. The defense’s opening presentation was unusually brief after House Democrats’ impeachment managers stretched their arguments for about eight hours on each of three days.  Trump’s lawyers have Monday and […]

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The Double Voting Problem

It’s 2020, which means election year is upon us. And although Washington is currently preoccupied with the impeachment melodrama going on in the Senate, we should not lose sight of problems in our voter registration and election process that imperil the integrity of upcoming local, state, and federal elections. When our citizens exercise their right […]

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7 Big Moments in Democrats’ Final Arguments to Remove Trump

In their final day of arguments that the Senate should remove President Donald Trump from office, House Democrats questioned the president’s character and defended former Vice President Joe Biden.  The seven House Democrats who are impeachment managers, acting as prosecutors, finished their allotted 24 hours on their third day of arguments on the Senate floor.  The […]

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DeVos Hails Trump’s ‘Partnership’ With Historic Black Schools

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos gave a pep talk Thursday to representatives and supporters of historically black colleges and universities gathered to discuss how to ensure they remain competitive in preparing students for a quickly changing job market. Historically black colleges and universities, or HBCUs, defined in federal law, “are cultural institutions with storied legacies that […]

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